Budget proposals are flying up and down Washington DC’s Pennsylvania Avenue between the White House and Capitol Hill, as lawmakers and the President wrestle with funding plans for the current and next fiscal years. A 215-page document describes the “terminations, reductions and savings,” including the zero-ing out of two programs administered by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
A better, coordinated process is needed for issuing up-to-date and consistent guidelines on the use of personal protective equipment by health care workers during an influenza pandemic, an Institute of Medicine committee said in a report to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
As a nurse who has had her life and career forever altered from a debilitating back injury that occurred on the job, I am outraged by the recent decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to withdraw a rule requiring employers to report musculoskeletal injuries to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
The federal Occupational Safety and Healthy Administration says it has teamed up with the Mexican consulate at Little Rock to provide enhanced workplace safety and health for Mexican workers in Arkansas and Oklahoma.
Workplace deaths in Washington state climbed in 2010, with 86 men and women killed due to job-related trauma, according to a report on work-related fatalities the Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) released this week.
A medical testing company has been charged in federal court with fraud in its handling of physical exams given to applicants and employees of the Chicago police and fire departments, as well as other city departments.
A hair treatment drawing criticism across the country won’t be banned in Ohio — at least for now. Belle Poitras has been a hairstylist in Central Ohio for 10 years, and in the last few months decided to no longer offer the Brazilian Blowout.
In a new TV ad, the Washington Federation of State Employees claims that “because of state cuts violence has increased” at Western State Hospital. What we found: The claim is mostly false.